Order placed for boiler design work for steam locomotive No.2007 Prince of Wales
The P2 Steam Locomotive Company has announced that they have placed an order with DB Meiningen for the design work on the boiler for No.2007 Prince of Wales.
The order amounts to £50,000 and is for the design work of the new locomotive boiler. The changes and improvements to this boiler are as a result of operating A1 Peppercorn 60163 Tornado for over 10 years on the mainline and at heritage railways.
The trust will be selecting a preferred supplier by December 2018 and placing the order in June 2019 for delivery in January 2021.
The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust owns the existing diagram 118A design and will also retain the intellectual property from this design period. Order placed for boiler design work for steam locomotive No.2007 Prince of Wales